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How Schoolgirls in Iran Helped Fuel a Protest Movement | Inside the Iranian Uprising

01 Jul 2023
After the deaths of Nika Shakarami and Sarina Esmailzadeh, two teen girls who’d attended anti-government protests in Iran following Mahsa Zhina Amini's death in police custody, schoolgirls across the country began to hold protests of their own. Watch an excerpt from the new documentary "Inside the Iranian Uprising."

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“Inside the Iranian Uprising” premieres in full on streaming platforms June 29 and on PBS stations August 8. The documentary features the harrowing stories of protesters, some of whom are still in the country and are speaking out despite the risks, and it sheds new light on the lengths to which the regime of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has gone to put down the uprising.

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"Inside the Iranian Uprising" is a Passion Pictures production for GBH/FRONTLINE in association with BBC and RAI. The producer and director is Majed Neisi. The producer is Sasha Joelle Achilli. The senior producer is Dan Edge. The editor-in-chief and executive producer of FRONTLINE is Raney Aronson-Rath.

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